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Vimy Ridge : a Canadian reassessment

Author: Geoffrey Hayes; Michael Bechthold; Andrew Iarocci; Laurier Centre for Military, Strategic and Disarmament Studies.
Publisher: Waterloo, Ont. : Wilfrid Laurier University Press, ©2007.
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On the morning of April 9, 1917, troops of the Canadian Corps under General Julian Byng attacked the formidable German defences of Vimy Ridge. Since then, generations of Canadians have shared a deep emotional attachment to the battle, inspired partly by the spectacular memorial on the battlefield. Although the event is considered central in Canadian military history, most people know very little about what happened  Read more...
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Vimy Ridge.
Waterloo, Ont. : Wilfrid Laurier University Press, ©2007
(DLC) 2007390735
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Geoffrey Hayes; Michael Bechthold; Andrew Iarocci; Laurier Centre for Military, Strategic and Disarmament Studies.
ISBN: 9781554580958 1554580951
OCLC Number: 646788720
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 353 pages) : illustrations, maps, portraits
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: List of Illustrations; Foreword; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Part I: The Strategic Background; Part II: The Battle for Vimy Ridge, 9-12 April 1917; Part III: Aftermath and Memory; Appendices; Selected Bibliography; Contributors; Index.
Responsibility: edited by Geoffrey Hayes, Andrew Iarocci, Mike Bechthold.
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Assessing the Canadian Corps within the context of the Western Front in 1917, this work explores Canadian leadership, training, and preparations and details the story of each of the four Canadian  Read more...

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